From the New York Times bestselling author of Jake Undone, comes a full-length standalone companion novel and sequel.
A different side to the story: Jake’s side.
“We’re getting a new roommate,” they said.
I thought nothing of it...until she walked in the door. Her hand trembled in mine as she looked at me with fearful eyes. My entire world spun on its axis.
It was a mismatch made in heaven: innocent girl from the boonies moves in with tattooed, pierced, badboy engineer.
I came up with a bet, a plan to tutor her in math and coach her through her phobias. What I wasn’t betting on was becoming addicted to her.
But I was living a double life on weekends, and once she found out about it, she’d be gone.
I had to protect myself and that meant one thing: I couldn’t fall in love.
In Jake Understood, pivotal scenes from Jake Undone are retold from Jake’s point of view combined with all-new material from both the past and present time where Jake Undone left off. It can stand alone but if both books are read, should follow Jake Undone. Contains graphic sexual content and harsh language. It is only appropriate for adult readers age 18+.
Review by Lorena
Penelope has done it again! Another epic read that will stay with me forever!!
I could never, ever be disappointed with any of Penelope's books. Every single one that I have read has a special place in my heart, her writing is phenomenal and I just can't get enough from her. I get so excited every time I find out she's coming out with another book and I was super excited when she told us that she was writing Jake's POV. I just couldn't wait to get my hands on it. I could never ever be disappointed with any of her books. There is just something about her writing that is so captivating. The story lines are so unique and so heartfelt and I love each and every one of her books.
Jake Understood is told in his POV and we get to read versions of him telling the story of what we didn't get to experience in Jake Undone. I loved him in Jake Undone and loved him even more in Jake Understood. Jake and Nina love each other in spite of what tends to get between them. They continue to fight for their love that seems to just keep getting stronger and stronger.
We get taken aback from time to time as Jake is telling his story from when he first met Nina and how things went down, how he fell in love with her instantly. He takes us to an unforgettable journey of how their love blossomed. They need each other just like you need to take your next breath of air to continue living.
You will get lost in the story that will give you the light at the end of the tunnel and his conviction to love Nina.
We get to understand Jake in his version and he's going to make you fall in love with him if you didn't in Jake Undone or you will just fall in love with him even more if you already loved him from Jake Undone.
Five deserving stars!!!